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Save Sharmila Campaign organizes documentary screening

Dimapur, February 17 (MExN): Volunteers of Save Sharmila Solidarity Campaign organized a documentary screening and discussion at Dayal Singh College of Delhi University, New Delhi on February 16, 2012.Campaign student coordinator of Dayal Singh College Punit Pushkar told that the objective was to create awareness among youth for protection of human rights. He said that though in spite of us being educated, we are still not aware of our own rights and about the situation of human rights in various parts of our country.
Documentary screening was followed by a discussion among youths on 11 years fast of Irom Sharmila. Number of students participated in discussion and then supported the struggle of Irom. The discussion proved to be useful to many who were not aware of the happenings in the North-East. s
Campaign was started by a joint group of some organizations, however at present it has support of more than 80 organizations. Save Sharmila Solidarity Campaign demands the Government to send all party delegation to visit Irom Sharmila and to take positive steps of talk. Campaign demands the National Human Rights Commission to visit Irom Sharmila to know the issue on real ground and to meet people of Manipur and victims of human rights violation there.

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